OrthotistView all roles
My job is diagnosing and solving biomechanical problems involving the nerves, muscles, bones or joints. I assess, prescribe, measure and fit custom designed orthoses (splints/braces) to help patient’s activity levels or reduce their pain.
Interested in engineering / Computer Aided Design
Caring for people
Understanding of how people live their lives
What training do I need to become an orthotist?
A degree (BSc) in prosthetics and orthotics, before registering with the Health and Care Professions Council.